Langtang Valley Trek
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Duration: 11 Days
Starting Point: Kathmandu
End Point: Kathmandu
Departure: Upon request
Max. Altitude: 4915 m/16404 ft m
Trip grade : Moderate
Transportation: Private car, Jeep, Local bus or pony
Trekking Style : Lodges or Camping
If you choose to take the trail of the high valleys and the mountains then you will be able to hug the adventure along the word adventure there comes always trial, rivers, altitudes, climates and wild animal. And all these combination brings the word "adventure" to the trekker. Langtang Valley Trek provides the prospective trekkers with the opportunity to explore the natural beauty, the pristine environment, the lakes and the breathtaking Himalayas from a very close angle. Langtang Valley Trek is quite popular and well known among the adventure seekers. Since it is considered as the third best destination for trekking in Nepal, many domestic tourists make Langtang Valley Trek as their destination as the location is quite nearby from the Capital city of Kathmandu. There are many opportunities to explore the relatively unexplored areas of Nepal while still being not far from Kathmandu. Langtang Valley Trek takes you through the dense forests, several traditional and ethnic settlements of various caste groups.
The green pastures of Kyangin Gompa and the holy Gosaikunda Lake, one of the greatest pilgrimage destinations of Hindus, also fall in the vicinity of the Langtang Valley Trek. However, if one intends to visit the holy Gosainkunda Lake, then there is a separate travel package for that. Langtang Lauri Binayak Pass is more suitable for visiting Gosaikunda as it falls on the way of that trek. Nevertheless, Langtang Valley Trek encompasses the diverse and spectacular views of Langtang Valley and also the snow-clad Himalayas. Besides the supreme views of the snow-covered gigantic mountains, the tourists are also lined up to witnessthe great waterfalls emerging from one of the crevices from the hills, forests painted red with rhododendron and oak trees, the Gompas and the abundant monasteries that lie along this trail.
Langtang Valley Trek is a 11-day trip which begins from Kathmandu, the capital city. After 6-7 hours of drive the next day, you reach Syabru Besi, a small traditional village lying on the bank of Bhote Kosi River. It is the starting point of the trek. The trail then slowly attains elevation as you make your way through Rhododendron, bamboo and oak forests along the way. Upon reaching the Langtang valley, you then get a chance to explore the Sherpa villages and the visit of Kyanjin Gompa(3,798m) provides you a chance to peek at the lifestyle of spiritual Buddhist monks. If the weather is clean and not cloudy, you will be also greeted by several majestic mountains that form the famous Langtang Mountain Range. Ganesh Himal (7110 m) and Langtang -II (7,230 m) peaks are one of the major attractions of this trek.
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Day 01: Arrival at the TIA, Kathmandu (Welcome dinner) 1300m/4264 ft
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1503m)
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m)
Day 05: Trek to Langtang village(3330m)
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3900m)
Day 07: Visit to Tsergo Ri & Trek back to Lama Hotel(4984 m)
Day 08: Trek to Thulo Syabru Besi (2210m)
Day 09: Trek to Dhunche (1960 m)
Day 10: Back to Kathmandu
Day 11: Departure from TIA “Farewell!"
(We encourage you to extend your views in case if you want to change the itinerary)
Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
Welcome to Nepal, the Land of the Himalayas! You will be guided to the hotel by a Great Nepal representative once you arrive at the airport. You will have the rest of the day to do whatever you wish to do: get some sleep, stroll around or party hard. Well, do whatever that suits you. Later, you will participate in a gathering of other trekkers and guides and also be handed over the equipment necessary for the trek.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the trek
You will be silently woken up with a morning alarm. You will first treat yourself with a delicious breakfast and our tour guide will be waiting for you in a car to perform Kathmandu sightseeing. You will visit the tourist hub of Thamel and the world heritage sites, temples, monasteries in and around Kathmandu specially Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square etc. Please do not forget to charge your camera's batteries full, otherwise you have to regret not being able to capture the beauty of Kathmandu. You will be taken back to our office for short briefing for the trek preparation with guide. You will be then taken back to hotel for overnight.
Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi (1450 meters) 7 hrs
A heavy breakfast will be served for you today. You start your journey with a seven hour drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi . It is located to the North of Kathmandu Valley and the drive is quite pleasant as you pass through some of the most beautiful scenery along the lap of Trishuli River via Dhunche, the district headquarters of Rasuwa district. Fatigued by the journey, your body will finally the chance to slowly rest down with a pleasant breeze at Syabru Besi. You spend the night in the lap of Syabru Besi at a guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500 meters) 5 hrs
Though it will be difficult for you to wrap up your warm blanket, it will be a compulsion to get ready for breakfast because today your trekking starts early morning. You commence your trek by crossing the Bhote Koshi River and follow along the Langtang River. This trail gradually ascends through dense bamboo forests. You trek close to 1000 meters on the third day as the popular Lama Hotel is located at an altitude of nearly 2500 meters. The destination for the third day is the Lama Hotel where you will be staying for the night.
Day 05 : Trek to Langtang (3330 meters) 5 hrs
On the fifth day, you cover almost 900 meters in a day as you reach Langtang valley.The trek route follows the route of ‘Ghoda Tabela’ which in Nepali means the Horse stable. Leaving the stable behind we move on with our trail which then becomes quite steady as we trek watching the Himalayan Yaks grazing on the field. Langtang village is one of the oldest villages in Nepal and the view of breathtaking Himalayas from Langtang is quite famous. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3900 meters) 4 hrs
Rise and shine! Stretch a little to the left and a little to the right and grab some heavy munch for today you trek heavy.Start your trekking from Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa which is just about 500 meters yet the trek is fascinating because you come across several Cheese factories that are quite popular for the quality of cheese they produce. Moreover, there are several Buddhist monasteries in the Kyanjin and the most popular one is the Kyanjin Gompa which is quite popular among the tourists. You will pas through the Mani Wall (made from stone with prayers written on them). You will cross many wooden bridges and slowly get into the high altitude. The surrounding of Kyanjin Gompa is surrounded with many Himalayas. You can go around and capture the chirping of birds, grazing Yaks, beauties of glaciers & ice falls. Relax with the cozy environment in guest house for that night.
Day 07: Visit to Tsergo Ri and trek back to Lama hotel (4984 m) 5/6 hrs
This day will be an interesting day because you are going to view the stunning sunrise views from the height of 4984 m of Tsergo Ri. You have to wake up early in the morning to catch the sunshine from the summit. You will enjoy the panoramic views of the encircling cirque of snow capped mountains and white glaciers providing an exciting and lofty vantage point. Save the memory of your camera to capture the beauty of nature back to your country since you will get endless opportunities to talk with nature. You withdraw your endless fascination for the day and go for your delicious breakfast and descend down to the Lama Hotel.The trail follows through a beautiful forest and blue rivers originated from the mouth of The Himalayas. On the way to Lama Hotel, you will pass through the ethnic Tamang people. Let yourself go with the soothing view from Lama Hotel and enjoy the delicious dinner.
Day 08 : Trek to Thulo Syabru (2210m) 5hrs
On day Eight, you further descend from the Lama Hotel enjoining the natural beauty on offer. While on the route to Thulo Syabru, you might also be privileged to see more of Red Pandas, monkeys and various rare species of birds. Thulo Syabru is a wonderful traditional village in Rasuwa which also offers unadulterated views of the Ganesh Himal (7110 meters), Langtang Himal and other mountain ranges. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 09: Trek to Dhunche (1960m) 4hrs
The morning shall serve you some tasty breakfast, grab it and warm up your body up for your today's trek to Dhunche which is the headquarter of Rasuwa district. It is a short trek from Thulo Syabru and takes around 4 hours to get to the district headquarters. Upon reaching Dhunche, you will be resting all the day in a guesthouse to overcome the fatigue of trekking or simply stroll around Dhunche and capture the memory before taking rest.
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu 6hrs
You will drive back to Kathmandu, the capital city on day tenth of the trip while enjoying the wonderful views along the Highway and along the banks of Trishuli River. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 11: Departure to TIA, “Farewell!"
Your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Our representative will escort you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way to home, you have plenty of time to plan for your next adventure tour in the wonderful Himalayan country. There will be heart touching relationship between you and our company during this journey. We will be missing you and praying for your safe departure to home.
"The trekking guide and porters we provide are very professionals and local peoples, Great Nepal Team assure you this fact. For the expeditions, tested and certified equipment are advisable to use to avoid any possible accidents or mishaps on your own. We will respond to any of your query, if you require any assistance or information you can feel free to contact us.
Cost includes / excludes
- Airport pick up/drop and city guided tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicles.
- Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
- City guided tour in Kathmandu by expert tour guide.
- Three nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 3 stars level or same category.
- Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking for you.
- Local fresh fruits.( If available)
- Trip Map.
- Ground transportation by bus from Kathmandu to Syabru bensi to Kathmandu .
- An experienced Government licensed holder guide.
- Trekking porter /Sherpa who will carry your bags during the trekking.
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Four season sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and walking stick, if necessary.
- Appreciation letter.
- All necessary paper works and National Park entry permits.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
- All Government taxes and tourist service charge
- Entry fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu.
- Your Travel insurance.
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic).
- Personal shopping and laundry etc.
- Personal trekking Equipments.
- Other that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
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